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Liverpool, ancient and modern: in commemoration of the 700th city charter

By: (multiple authors)

Price: £24.00

Publisher: 1907

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13180

Condition: Good


Wear to spine and corners. Library bookplate and stamps. Top edge gilt. View more info

Smithsonian Science Series, vol. 1: The Smithsonian Institution; vol. 2: The sun and the welfare of Man

By: Abbot, C.G. (ed.)

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution: 1934

Edition: 2nd ÒPatron'sÓ edition

Seller ID: 12647

Condition: Good


Slight corner wear; no inscriptions. View more info

History skills

By: Abbott, M. (ed.)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1996

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20264

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy, in plastic wallet View more info

The story of Lincoln

By: Abell, E.I. & Chambers, J.D.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: City of Lincoln Education Committee: 1939

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 18106

ISBN: 1911357557

Condition: V.g.


Street map on end papers. View more info

Only one battle

By: Acland, R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Left Book Club: 1937

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19812

Condition: Fair


Edges of cover frayed, former owner's signature. View more info

Introduction to the history of mycology

By: Ainsworth, G.C.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1976

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14049

ISBN: 0 521 21013 5

Condition: Good


Signed by the author. Jacket chipped, coffee marks. View more info

The Lancashire Witches: a romance of Pendle Forest

By: Ainsworth, W. Harrison

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins Ltd: n.d.

Seller ID: 2770

Condition: Fair


Pocket edition. Spine split at top edge, paper tanned, front hinge starting. 376 pp. View more info

The botanists: a history of the Botanical Society of the British Isls through 150 years

By: Allen, David Elliston

Price: £20.00

Publisher: St. Paul's bibliographies: 1986

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16202

ISBN: 0 906795 36 2

Condition: V.g.


David Allen has a series of excellent books on the history of natural history to his name; this is one of his best. As a former President of the Botanical Society of the British Isles he writes with authority on the recent history, upsetting a few people with his frankness in the process; but in unravelling the history of the society and its fore-runners, the Botanical Society of London and the Botanical Exchange Club, he unearths a cast of fascinating characters (Hewett Cottrell Watson, G. Claridge Druce to name but two) and shows how religious non-conformity shaped the early progress of bota... View more info

In en om een botanische tuin: Hortus Groninganus 1626-1976

By: Andreas, Ch. H.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: B.V. Erven B. Van der Kamp, Groningen: 1976

Seller ID: 11779

Condition: V.g.


Inscribed by the author. View more info

The House of EnschedŽ 1703-1953

By: anon.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Joh.EnschedŽ en Zonen, Haarlem: 1953

Seller ID: 11799

Condition: Good


Slight edge wear. Owner's bookplate (W.T. Stearn). View more info

Shropshire notes and queries, vols. 1-2, Nov. 1884 to Dec. 1886

By: anon.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury Chronicle: 1887 ('1886')

Edition: 1st edition thus

Seller ID: 18108

Condition: Fair


Spine lacking. Despite the title page referring to 1886 the articles reprinted here from the Shrewsbury Chronicle actually extend to March 11, 1887 (as noted in pencil on t.p.). It was then discontinued until 1892 (separate volume). View more info

Shropshire notes and queries: vol. 1 (new series)

By: anon.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury Chronicle: 1892

Edition: 1st edition thus

Seller ID: 18109

Condition: Fair


Spine missing. A few press cuttings loosely inserted. View more info

Ackworth Old Scholars Association Annual Report vols. 84 - 104 (incomplete)

By: AOSA [Ackworth School]

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Ackworth School, Pontefract: 1966, 1975-2005

Edition: Incomplete set (lacks nos. 86-93, 95-96, 98-99, 103-104, 106, 108, 110, 121)

Seller ID: 2198

Condition: V.g.


Also includes List of Members for 1979, 1982 and 1991 (issued separately) and the school's Annual Report for 1962. Please ask for a postal quotation when ordering; will supply individual volumes on request. View more info

Villages of Britain

By: Aslet, C.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2016

Edition: Postscript Books edition

Seller ID: 20454

ISBN: 1408883716

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

Tracts relating to the civil war in Cheshire 1641-59 (etc.)

By: Atkinson, J.A.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Chetham Society: 1909

Seller ID: 13166

Condition: Good


Spine faded. Library bookplate and stamps. Donor's inscription on ffep. View more info

American shrines in England

By: Bailey, Bernadine

Price: £6.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes & Co., South Brunswick and New York; Thomas Yoseloff Ltd., London: 1977

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 2412

ISBN: 0 498 01727 3

Condition: V.g.


Sl. foxing on fore-edge. The book is somewhat wider in scope than the title suggests. While it does a good job of documenting sites in England that were instrumental in shaping American history, the work also serves as a useful biographical introduction to the 'movers and shakers': Drake, Raleigh, Pocahontas, Penn, Yale, Harvard, Calvert, Wolfe, the Washingtons, Franklin, Adams, the Astors and a multitude of later notables. 160 pp., numerous monochrome photographs. View more info

The heyday of natural history 1820-1870

By: Barber, L.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1980

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15633

ISBN: 0 224 01448 X

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

Life in an Irish country house

By: Bence-Jones, Mark

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Constable: 1996

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 18022

ISBN: 0 09 474680 X

Condition: V.g.


Spine of jacket sunned. Well illustrated with period photographs. xviii, 270 pp. View more info

History of modern philosophy

By: Benn, A.W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Watts & Co.: 1935

Edition: 4th impression of Thinker's Library

Seller ID: 19814

Condition: Good


Sllight corner wear. View more info

The voice of Liverpool business: the first chamber of commerce and the Atlantic economy 1774-c. 1796

By: Bennett, Robert J.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Liverpool Chamber of Commerce: 2010

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 7475

ISBN: 0956653103

Condition: New


A history of the first, short-lived, Chamber of Commerce in Liverpool, one of the earliest such in the UK. Drawing on rare publications and archive items, the author (who is undertaking a major study of Chambers of Commerce across the UK) has succeeded in unearthing a fascinating history of this hitherto almost undocumented institution. viii, 172 pp. View more info